Wake's hidden salamander

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Wake's hidden salamander
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Cryptotriton
Species: C. wakei
Binomial name
Cryptotriton wakei
Campbell & Smith, 1998[2]

Nototriton wakei Campbell & Smith, 1998

Wake's hidden salamander (Cryptotriton wakei) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is found in the Sierra del Merendón range in Guatemala and possibly Honduras.[3] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Acevedo, M. & Wake, D. 2004. Cryptotriton wakei. 2012 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 October 2012.
  2. ^ no.6 - New species of Nototriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from eastern Guatemala / - Biodiversity Heritage Library. Biodiversitylibrary.org. Retrieved on 2013-01-02.
  3. ^ Campbell, Jonathan A. "Ecogeographic Regions of Guatemala". Retrieved 2008.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)